LG Electronics

Consumer Durables and Apparel

Risk Level:

Rating - Clear
Lower Risk

Summary:

LG Electronics has not terminated business relationships due to religious or political beliefs. LG does vet suppliers for their LGBTQ policies, though it also requires suppliers to protect their employees from viewpoint discrimination. The company has not corporately supported ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression. For these reasons, LG Electronics receives a "Lower Risk" rating.

Criteria
Risk Level
Rationale
Corporate Weaponization
Criteria

Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.

Risk Level
Rationale

LG Electronics requires suppliers not to discriminate on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation (1). There are no publicly known cases of employees being fired due to religious or political beliefs.

Criteria

Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

LG Electronics does not publish any charitable donation or grant guidelines.

Criteria

Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.

Risk Level
Rationale

LG Electronics does not publish an employee nondiscrimination policy, though its supplier code of conduct includes religious and political affiliation protections (1)(2).

Corporate Governance and Public Policy
Criteria

Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

LG Electronics does not use its corporate reputation to advance ideological agendas (1).

Criteria

Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.

Risk Level
Rationale

LG Electronics does not use corporate funds for ideological purposes (1)(2).

Criteria

Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.

Risk Level
N/A
Rationale

LG’s PAC is not currently active and has not been used for ideological purposes (1).

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December 27, 2022

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